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    Karnataka Elections 2018: Now, the bell is tolling for the BJP

    What was happening; not happening for a week has finally happened and the state of Karnataka witnessed a shameful fall of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the floor of the State Assembly. BJP’s Yeddyurappa would go in the history as a beneficiary of one of the shortest lived chief minister. Here, I do not…

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  • Who will untie the Karnataka knot?

    Even as the most awaited verdict of the Karnataka State Assembly elections is due to be out by tomorrow afternoon, there seems to be an uneasy silence in all rival camps. Leaders and their followers are left with no other alternative but to bite their nails and keep praying to the almighty for the best…

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    Kannadigas pine for political stability

    Electioneering for the Karnataka State Assembly polls has reached its final lap and by the time we meet in this column next Monday, the voting in the state would have been over and all eyes would have set on May 15, when the counting of ballot is scheduled to take place all over Karnataka. This…

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    CJI Impeachment: Dismissal of notice; how far is too far?

    Even as self-proclaimed Guru Asaram Bapu has been sentenced for life in jail by a Jodhpur court and the election campaign for Karnataka state assembly elections is reaching its peak, the BJP grouping in Parliament was left red-faced as Vice President Venkaiah Naidu delivered his verdict trashing the notice of impeachment motion against the sitting…

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  • Yashwant Sinha jumps out of BJP’s ship

    The octogenarian politician and former career diplomat Yashwant Sinha is at his old game once again. He has once again shifted his political loyalty and jumped into the media focus. On Saturday, in a dramatic manner, Sinha announced ‘Sanyas’ from active party political life and declared that he would, hereafter, not take any political position…

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  • Lunch to dinner stir: Fasts are now a farce

    When I was a school-going child, circus used to be the chief attraction during long vacations. I and many like me grew up watching nail-biting circus shows. It used to come under a different banner every year; sometimes it would be called Russian Circus and sometimes Rambo Circus. Each time, the banners and the players…

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    BJP ready to share political space again

    As expected, the Foundation Day Rally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was a grand success as far as attendance and event management was concerned. Lakhs of party workers and volunteers assembled to witness the extravaganza and also to listen to the fiery speech of the party President Amit Shah. As expected, Shah’s speech…

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  • Rajya Sabha hiccups may well be over for BJP

    Even as the agitation of social worker Anna Hazare at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi is going unnoticed in the national media, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is busy in celebrating its unprecedented victory in the recently held Rajya Sabha elections, particularly the success in Uttar Pradesh, where the party was down only last…

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  • NDA: Cracks are wide and visible

    The sudden acceleration of tempo in Andhra has snowballed into a major crisis for the Modi government. It is no longer about numbers, it is about a perception quotient, which the prime minister can afford to ignore only at a bigger political cost. It was in 2013 when an entire session of the Parliament washed…

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  • 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Winds are changing direction

    We still don’t know when the elections for next Lok Sabha will be conducted, however, political winds have started blowing and soon the winds would take the shape of hurricane. Even as Andhra Pradesh political strongman Chandrababu Naidu has posed a serious challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP Government in the Centre,…

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  • The ‘Red Fort’ has crumbled in Tripura

    The BJP is miles ahead of the opposition in terms of resources, narrative and a dedicated cadre which provides boots on the ground. This is coupled with effortless headline management — the fleecing of the Punjab National Bank by Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi was immediately replaced with news of the arrest of…

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